24 Mar

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 18 March 2020

What health and social care services matter to you? Please help us choose our work priorities for 2020—21 from a shortlist of health and social care topics. The list is: Adult social care assessment process Carers’ assessments Interpreting services Reviews of social care support for people who are no longer in crisis Supporting young people…

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07 Mar

Rethink Mental Illness News – March 2020

Being active can be important for both your mental and physical health. But we know that it can be difficult for people living with mental illness to exercise regularly, when your condition and medication can both affect your energy levels. That’s why we’re supporting the We are Undefeatable campaign to encourage people living with long-term…

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28 Feb

Healthwatch North Tyneside News – 27 February 2020

Thank you for doing our Healthwatch survey Our ‘What matters to you?’ annual survey is now closed. Thank you to everyone who completed our survey and congratulations to our prize draw winner, Megan Sanderson from Preston Grange.  Over 600 residents and users of health and social care services in North Tyneside completed the survey. We…

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27 Feb

Time to Change – See the Bigger Picture

See the Bigger Picture Attitudes towards mental health problems are improving, but common misconceptions are leaving some conditions behind, adding to the stigma and stereotypes. We want everyone to See the Bigger Picture and change how they view all mental health problems. You can help us do this by watching and sharing our new video,…

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27 Feb

How can we improve Time to Talk Day?

Thank you for helping make this Time to Talk Day our best yet! With your help, thousands of people across the country chose to talk about mental health – breaking down barriers, busting myths and changing lives. Your involvement is key in making Time to Talk Day a success. That’s why aa on the day…

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16 Feb

Time to Change Employers Newsletter – February 2020

Time to Change

Mental Wellbeing in theRetail Sector Time to Change and the British Retail Consortium (BRC) have come together to provide guidance to retailers on how to develop a holistic mental wellbeing strategy for the workplace. 36% of employees in the retail sector have been diagnosed with a mental health condition, but only 51% of employees in the retail…

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